Bathinda-Three SAD workers were injured in a clash between Congress and Akali Dal supporters outside a polling booth at Talwandi Sabo here today.
Jalour Singh, SAD leader, alleged that the Congress group headed by Khushbaz Singh Jattana attacked them and also opened fire on them. SAD worker Karam Singh got injured in the firing, while Mithu Singh sustained injuries in the scuffle, he said.
Later, former MLA Jeet Mohinder Singh Sidhu reached the spot and party workers protested outside the polling station. Polling was also stopped for some time.
Bathinda Range IGP MF Farooqui and Bathinda SSP Dr Nanak Singh reached the spot and polling resumed after their intervention and deployment of huge security forces at the polling station.
A case under Sections 307, 323, 452, 354, 148 and 149 of the IPC and Sections 25 and 27 of the Arms Act and Sections 3 and 4 of the SC/ST Act against Congress Bathinda rural president Khushbaz Singh Jattana and nine others was registered at the Talwandi Sabo police station.


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